1+ months

Security Architect, CX-PS Security

Cisco Systems Inc.
Minato, Japan
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- Python, Java, PowerShell

 SplunkSIEMBig Data Mining

- NetFlowFirewall/IPSIdentity Service EngineTrustSecEmailWirelessCloud


- Unix/Linux/MS


 WindowsLinuxMac OS


- NIST SP-800ISO27000OTIoT







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- Python, Java, Javascript, C/C++/C#




CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, CHFIBS7799/ISO27000CCDECisco Certified Design Expert

-  CCIE R&S CCIE Security

What You'll Do

Working in the APJC team of the Security Services Organization, the role of a Security Architect is to provide technical leadership to customers across the spectrum of information and cyber security with a very strong focus on Enterprise and Service Provider Security. The role requires a mix of pre-sales expertise, leadership of virtual teams for delivery of complex projects, and deep and wide technical expertise to support internal and external stakeholders.


Projects vary considerably encompassing technical services such as security architecture; advising customers on people, policy and procedure issues around their security deployment; helping scope and design complex multi-vendor security solutions for large scale service provider networks and supporting customers in their risk and threat mitigation solutions including incident response, containment, eradication and remediation. 



Who You'll Work With


In addition to being aligned with the customers strategy the Security Architect needs to be aligned closely with all Cisco Customer Experience teams engaged at the customer. This evolvement includes helping provide clear and concise customer requirements, ensuring the team is working towards the correct solution for the customer, the customer is understanding of the solution proposed by Cisco, and that any potential gap or issue is identified and brought to the attention of the correct Cisco team members and ultimately the customer. This involvement with internal Cisco teams will include providing key account updates to management while working across functional areas with both Architects and Consulting Engineers."
Who You Are

       Build Future State Architecture for Security along with the customer requirement

       Design and deploy security solutions in multi-vendor environments

       Develop and implement designs, standards and policies based on customer security requirements

       Work on improving processes and automation for networking infrastructure and supporting systems

       Significant experience of operating in an Architecture or Design role

       Ability to simplify analysis and present results clearly at all levels of the business - including at senior management team level

       Work with a worldwide team on innovations of security services

       Communicate with the customer to drive customer success

       Represent the Cisco Security Solutions team on internal and external events


Required Skills

       Networking engineering with network security knowledge and experience in scripting languages such as Python, Java and PowerShell.

       Good to have Splunk, SIEM and Big Data Mining skills

       Knowledge of extensive security products and hands-on deployment knowledge in NetFlow analysis , Next-generation firewall/IPS, Identity Services Engine , TrustSec, Web security, Email Security , Wireless Security, Virtual Security, Cloud Security and big data analytics.

       Substantial experience in a Network Engineer position with an Internet service provider or enterprise-level network.

       Strong experience working in a Unix/Linux/MS environment at systems administrator level.

       Knowledge of network-based and system-level attacks and mitigation methods.

       Knowledge of system-level attacks and mitigation methods with a core competency in Windows and Linux. Mac OS X is a desirable but not required.

       Up to date knowledge of future technologies for network security in Security domains

       Knowledge of the industrial standards such as NIST SP-800, ISO27000, OT standard, and IoT standard including Zero Trust artchitecture.

       Ability to know when to implement solutions and considering the impacts i.e. cost, customer impact, timescales, etc.

       Deep knowledge in modern threat detection and analysis methodologies

       Experience of working in a technology-based role and interfacing to a varied number of internal and external stakeholders

       Excellent written and verbal presentation skills.

       Extremely strong technical account liaison and customer management, consulting skills are mandatory.

       Excellent project management skill and experience on security project

       At least 10+ years of security experience is required which must include customer-facing roles together with clearly demonstrable experience of multi-vendor solutions.

       Fluent Japanese Language skills both written and spoken

       Business level English Language skills (reading/writing)


Desired Skills

       Experience developing tools to automate procedures and integration using languages such as Python, Java, Javascript or C/C++/C#.

       Bachelors degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is assumed and an advanced degree

       Security analysis experience on Security Operation Center(SOC)

       Pentesting and Vulnerability test skillset is preferred

       MBA or MSc in Information Security is preferred.

       CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH and CHFI qualifications are all beneficial as is BS7799/ISO27000 lead auditor and Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE).

       CCIE R&S and Security is beneficial

Why Cisco 


We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. Moreover, we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco

Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.
Posted: 2022-07-08 Expires: 2022-10-08
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